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Review: The Huntress by Kate Quinn

The Huntress by Kate Quinn My rating: 3 of 5 starsI don't often read historical fiction, for several reasons I'm not willing to explore in this review. This book is set between alternating worlds of four sets of main characters: one is an escaped Nazi war criminal who disappears, another set is the group of… Continue reading Review: The Huntress by Kate Quinn

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Review: Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison

Corban Addison Harvest of Thorns Cover Art A Harvest of Thorns: A Novel by Corban Addison My rating: 3 of 5 stars It's difficult for me to really get into nonfiction because I read for joy, escape, and imagination workouts. I often find works of nonfiction too dry, overwhelming, or demoralizing. I pay attention to… Continue reading Review: Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison

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Review, HBO’s “Big Little Lies”

*Trigger warning for discussions of rape and marital violence.*     Big Little Lies. I initially didn't want to watch this show, because I thought it was all about "rich white ladies having problems." But it turns out that the problems which these characters have are actually universal problems, so there. Silly me. The show… Continue reading Review, HBO’s “Big Little Lies”

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Review: MTV’s The Shanara Chronicles

The Shanara Chronicles It is so nice to see the pointy-eared bastards again! (Sorry, that's a line from Star Trek.) Ahem. So, I have not read the celebrated novels by Terry Brooks, although I certainly should. I may yet read them, but here I want to talk about the MTV series. The questions abound: Why… Continue reading Review: MTV’s The Shanara Chronicles

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Review: Revolution by Jennifer Donnely

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly. An interesting book. The main character, Andi, held my attention throughout. She's a teenager who watched her brother get murdered, and is going through the grieving process, with layered trauma. No one really understands her and helps her to feel normal, except her music teacher, who is a concentration camp survivor.… Continue reading Review: Revolution by Jennifer Donnely